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Announcing the 2020 Sensu Community Summit

We’re rebranding Sensu Summit to be more focused on our amazing community. The next Sensu Community Summit will be hosted on May 19, 2020.

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The best DevOps tools (according to the folks building Sensu)

Because Sensu is a tool made for (and by!) operators, I wanted to share our own favorite tools in the DevOps ecosystem (aside from Sensu, of course!). I surveyed the fine folks who work at Sensu...

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Chaos engineering + monitoring, part 2: for starters

Oh man, did I get ahead of myself in my last post! I started chatting tools, and I realize now that I really should have been talking more about why I’m using Sensu and Gremlin. But it didn’t...

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Announcing v4 of the Sensu Puppet module

The following is a guest post from Trey Dockendorf of Tailored Automation. He is a maintainer and the top contributor to the Sensu Puppet module. Trey has been developing Puppet modules for 10...

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Using a debug handler with Sensu Go

A monitoring infrastructure is not much use if you’re not sure if it’s working correctly. In order to ensure its functionality, you may find a need to debug or test specific pieces of this...

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Automating monitoring with the Sensu Go Ansible Collection

This post by Manca Bizjak of XLAB Steampunk was originally published on the Ansible blog.

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Security and privacy in the public cloud:

What companies are missing and why it matters

As with any enterprise technology, there are benefits and challenges when creating IT environments in the public cloud. The benefits include cost...

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Announcing secrets management in Sensu Go

In order to determine the health and current state of your systems, monitoring by its very nature requires access to internal and external services. Traditionally, users have had to get creative...

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Securing Sensu 101

Because monitoring requires some degree of access to your applications, it’s important that you take certain steps to ensure the right amount of access without compromising your app’s security. In...

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